Stan Soloway

  • Real procurement reform needs to come from within, experts say

    Roger Waldron, president of the Coalition for Government Procurement, and Stan Soloway of the Professional Services Council discuss what hurdles stand in the way of real procurement reform as part of Federal News Radio’s special report, Missing Pieces of Procurement Reform.

  • Stan Soloway, PSC, and Roger Waldron, CGP

    It’s day three of our special report “The Missing Pieces of Procurement Reform”. Today’s focus — taking stock for the future. What aspects of the procurement process should the government preserve or replicate across government? Stan Soloway is president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, and Roger Waldron is president of the Coalition for Government. They joined In Depth with Francis Rose to explain what’s working well in the procurement process.

  • PSC hires Navy acquisition exec to lead defense, intel committee

    Jerry Punderson, the outgoing director of contracts for the Naval Sea Systems Command, will join PSC as its new senior vice president of defense and intelligence.

  • Pentagon’s new version of Better Buying Power focuses on ‘technical excellence’

    The latest blueprint to improve DoD’s acquisition process will try to help the military achieve game-changing end products and spend less time on the business end of the acquisition system. Frank Kendall, the undersecretary of Defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, said the strategy remains in draft form while DoD gathers feedback from a variety of experts.

  • Industry group calls on White House, not Congress, to lead acquisition reform efforts

    The Professional Services Council is the latest group to weigh in after members of Congress sent out the call for contributions to next year’s likely round of acquisition reforms. PSC’s reply rests largely on the idea that the executive branch can fix most of the current problems on its own.

  • Stan Soloway, President and CEO, Professional Services Council

    A partially trained workforce working within a nearly impossible system is not a recipe for success. But that’s how things are when it comes to federal acquisition, according to the Professional Services Council. The industry group has sent Congress a long list of recommendations to make procurement faster and more competitive. Council President Stan Soloway joined Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to discuss how the study got started.

  • Stan Soloway, President and CEO, Professional Services Council

    Between budget ups and downs, Congressional fiddling with procurement, and fast-changing technology, the federal market has been rough lately. A related business, associations and trade groups representing technology contractors, has also had a bit of turmoil and change. Now the Professional Services Council has announced a reorganization. Stan Soloway, president and CEO of the Council, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss the change.

  • The state of the federal market

    Stan Soloway, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, joins host Mark Amtower to discuss what the acquisition market is like for IT firms and professional services. April 28, 2014

  • Federal News Countdown: Easier to fire executives, agencies meeting progress goals

    Stan Soloway, president, Professional Services Council, and Ron Sanders, Booz Allen vice president count down the week’s top federal stories with host Francis Rose.

  • In Depth Show Blog – December 26, 2013

    On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.